Mitchells & Butlers PLC 02 August 2004 SCHEDULE 10 NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES 1. Name of company Mitchells & Butlers plc 2. Name of shareholder having a major interest The Capital Group Companies Inc. 3. Please state whether notification indicates that it is in respect of holding of the shareholder named in 2 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest or in the case of an individual holder if it is a holding of that person's spouse or children under the age of 18 As above. 4. Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the number of shares held by each of them Capital Income Builder 18,410,081 Various other Capital Group funds 10,760,813 5. Number of shares / amount of stock acquired Not stated. 6. Percentage of issued class Not stated. 7. Number of shares / amount of stock disposed Not stated. 8. Percentage of issued class Not applicable. 9. Class of security Ordinary shares. 10. Date of transaction 29 July 2004 11. Date company informed 2 August 2004 12. Total holding following this notification 29,170,894 13. Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification 5.57% 14. Any additional information ............................................................... 15. Name of contact and telephone number for queries Victoria M Penrice 0121 498 4189 16. Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for making this notification Victoria M Penrice Date of notification 2 August 2004 The FSA does not give any express or implied warranty as to the accuracy of this document or material and does not accept any liability for error or omission. The FSA is not liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business or loss of profits) arising in contract, tort or otherwise from the use of or inability to use this document, or any material contained in it, or from any action or decision taken as a result of using this document or any such material. This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange