Mitchells & Butlers PLC 23 March 2006 DIRECTORS' INTERESTS The Company's Employee Benefit Trust ("the Trust") holds a balance of 154,836 Mitchells & Butlers ordinary shares following the exercise of options by non-directors over 158,214. 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