Mitchells & Butlers PLC 02 January 2008 TR-1(i): NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached (ii): Mitchells & Butlers plc 2. Reason for the notification (please state Yes/No): ( ) An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: Yes An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached: No An event changing the breakdown of voting rights: No Other (please specify): No 3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation (iii): The Royal Bank of Scotland Group 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) (iv): ABN AMRO Bank NV 5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if different) (v): 21 December 2007 6. Date on which issuer notified: 28 December 2007 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 3% 8. Notified details: A: Voting rights attached to shares Class/type of shares if possible using Situation previous to the Triggering the ISIN CODE transaction (vi) Number of Number of voting Rights shares (viii) Ordinary 15,743,707 15,743,707 GB00B1FP6H53 Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (vii) Class/type of shares if possible Number of Number of voting % of voting using the ISIN CODE shares rights (ix) rights Direct Direct (x) Indirect Direct Indirect (xi) Ordinary 11,947,487 11,947,487 2.96% GB00B1FP6H53 B: Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (xii) Type of Expiration Exercise/ Number of voting rights that may % of financial Date Conversion be acquired if the instrument is voting instrument (xiii) Period/ Date exercised/ converted. rights (xiv) Total (A+B) Number of voting rights % of voting rights 11,947,487 2.96% 9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable (xv): The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (2.96%) RFS Holdings NV (2.96%) ABN AMRO Holding NV (2.96%) ABN AMRO Bank NV (2.96%) Proxy Voting: 10. Name of the proxy holder: n/a 11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold: n/a 12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: n/a 13. Additional information: n/a 14. Contact name: Richard Hopkins 15. Contact telephone number: 020 7714 4459 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange