Mitchells & Butlers PLC 25 May 2006 DIRECTORS' INTERESTS The Company's Employee Benefit Trust (the "Trust") holds a balance of 1,115,839 Mitchells & Butlers ordinary shares following the purchase of 1,004,752 shares on the 25 May 2006 at a price of 494.417665p per share. 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