Mitchells & Butlers PLC 12 December 2005 Directors' Interests The following director of the Company on Friday, 9 December 2005 acquired ordinary shares in Mitchells & Butlers plc as shown below: Director Shares Price Per Share Balance of Purchased Shares Held Sir Tim Lankester 1,227 403.75p 1,227 Victoria M Penrice 0121 498 6514 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange