Mitchells & Butlers PLC 22 May 2006 DIRECTORS' INTERESTS The Company's Employee Benefit Trust ("the Trust") holds a balance of 111,087 Mitchells & Butlers ordinary shares following the exercise of an option by a non-director over 4,700 ordinary shares. 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