Mitchells & Butlers PLC 21 July 2005 DIRECTORS' INTERESTS The Company's Employee Benefit Trust ("the Trust") holds a balance of 1,691,478 Mitchells & Butlers ordinary shares following the exercise of options by non-directors over 46,486 shares. The executive directors of the Company, M.L.Bramley, T.Clarke, A.Hughes and K.Naffah, as potential beneficiaries under the Trust, are technically deemed to be interested in the above balance. Victoria M Penrice Assistant Secretary This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange