Mitchells & Butlers PLC 31 May 2006 DIRECTORS' INTERESTS The Company's Employee Benefit Trust (the "Trust") holds a balance of 1,910,534 Mitchells & Butlers ordinary shares following the purchase of 397,413 shares on the 31 May 2006 at a price of 500p 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