Mitchells & Butlers PLC 05 October 2006 DIRECTORS' INTERESTS The Company's Employee Benefit Trust (the "Trust") holds a balance of 295,226 Mitchells & Butlers ordinary shares following the exercise of options over 1,003,820 shares on 2 October 2006. 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