AllianceBernstein LP 19 April 2006 FORM 8.3 DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE (Rule 8.3 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers) 1. KEY INFORMATION Name of person dealing (Note 1) AllianceBernstein L.P. Company dealt in Mitchells & Butlers PLC Class of relevant security to which the ORD dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2) Date of dealing 18 April 2006 2. INTERESTS, SHORT POSITIONS AND RIGHTS TO SUBSCRIBE (a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant security dealt in (Note 3) Long Short Number Number (%) (%) (1) Relevant securities 74,466,978 (15.19%) N/A (2) Derivatives (other than options) N/A N/A (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell N/A N/A Total 74,466,978 (15.19%)* N/A * NB: Total shares may have been affected by shares received (delivered) as part of an in specie transfer in (out) since the last disclosure. (b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the class dealt in (Note 3) Class of relevant security: Long Short Number Number (%) (%) (1) Relevant securities N/A N/A (2) Derivatives (other than options) N/A N/A (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell N/A N/A Total N/A N/A (c) Rights to subscribe (Note 3) Class of relevant security: Details N/A N/A 3. DEALINGS (Note 4) (a) Purchases and sales Purchase/sale Number of securities Price per unit (Note 5) Sale 261,300 4.85 (GBP) (b) Derivatives transactions (other than options) Product name, Long/short (Note 6) Number of securities (Note 7) Price per unit (Note 5) e.g. CFD N/A N/A N/A N/A (c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities (i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying Product name, Writing, selling, Number of securities Exercise Type, e.g. Expiry Option money purchasing, to which the option American, e.g. call option varying etc. relates (Note 7) price European etc. date paid/received per unit (Note 5) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A (ii) Exercising Product name, e.g. call option Number of securities Exercise price per unit (Note 5) N/A N/A N/A (d) Other dealings (including new securities) (Note 4) Nature of transaction (Note 8) Details Price per unit (if applicable) (Note 5) N/A N/A N/A 4. OTHER INFORMATION Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person disclosing and any other person relating to the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option referred to on this form or relating to the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative referred to on this form is referenced. If none, this should be stated. None Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9) [DEL:YES:DEL]/NO Date of disclosure 19 April 2006 Contact name Robin Kaniah Telephone number +44-207-470-1595 If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with which connected N/A If a connected EFM, state nature of connection (Note 10) N/A Notes The Notes on Form 8.3 can be viewed on the Takeover Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange