Mitchells & Butlers PLC 02 December 2005 DIRECTORS' INTERESTS The Company's Employee Benefit Trust ("the Trust") holds a balance of 1,426,199 Mitchells & Butlers ordinary shares following the purchase of 130,000 shares on the 2 December 2005 at a price of 383.8365p per share. 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 Penrice Head of Secretariat 0121 498 6514 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange