Mitchells & Butlers PLC 24 May 2004 24 May 2004 Directors' Interests Mourant & Co. Trustees Limited, as Trustees of the Company's Employee Benefit Trust, bought 100,000 Mitchells & Butlers Ordinary 7 1/12p shares on 21 May 2004 at 250p per ordinary share. The balance now held by the Trust is 900,000 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 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange