Mitchells & Butlers PLC 21 December 2006 DIRECTORS' INTERESTS The Company's Employee Benefit Trust (the "Trust") holds a balance of 119,346 Mitchells & Butlers ordinary shares following the purchase of 277,000 shares on 19 December 2006 at a price of 716.87p per share and the exercise of options over 1,171,805 shares in the Company. 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