Mitchells & Butlers PLC 26 May 2004 26 May 2004 Directors' Interests Mourant & Co. Trustees Limited, as Trustees of the Company's Employee Benefit Trust, bought 100,000 Mitchells & Butlers ordinary shares on 25 May 2004 at 253.25p per ordinary share. The balance now held by the Trust is 1,100,000 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