Mitchells & Butlers PLC 09 December 2003 9 December 2003 Directors' Interests Mourant & Co. Trustees Limited, as Trustees of the Company's Employee Benefits Trust, bought 83,496 Mitchells & Butlers Ordinary 7 1/12p shares on 8 December 2003 at 231.38p per ordinary share. The balance held in the Trust is now 905,495 shares. The Executive Directors of the Company, M.Bramley, T.Clarke, A.Hughes and K.Naffah, as potential beneficiaries under the Trust, are deemed to be interested in the above purchase. M J N Bridge Deputy Secretary 0121 498 4526 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange