Mitchells & Butlers PLC 06 December 2005 6 December 2005 DIRECTORS' INTERESTS The following directors today exercised options over Mitchells & Butlers plc shares, disposing of sufficient shares to meet costs, tax and NI as shown below: Director Share Option price Options Shares sold Selling price Shares retained Balance of plan exercised shares under shares option Tony Performance £1.00 per 55,840 22,953 £3.964469 32,887 Hughes Restricted option Share Plan Executive £2.68 per 21,931 17,784 £3.964469 4,147 Share share Option Plan 1,402,593 Mike Performance £1.00 per 55,840 22,953 £3.921565 32,887 Bramley Restricted option Share Plan Executive £2.9171 per 37,300 31,742 £3.921565 5,558 Share share Option Plan 1,318,901 Share balances Following the above transactions, these directors hold the following Mitchells & Butlers shares: Tony Hughes 99,827 Mike Bramley 86,371 Following these transactions the Mitchells & Butlers Employee Benefit Trust is interested in 480,992 Mitchells & Butlers plc shares. The executive directors of the Company, Mike Bramley, Tim Clarke, Tony Hughes and Karim Naffah are technically deemed to be interested in these shares as potential beneficiaries under the Trust. Victoria M Penrice Head of Secretariat 0121 498 6514 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange