HC Deb 26 February 1964 vol 690 cc80-1W
Commander Kerans

asked the Civil Lord of the Admiralty, whether he will make available a copy of the Pink List, giving the current dispositions of the ships of the Royal Navy, in the Library of the House of Commons.

Mr. Hay

No. The Pink List is a confidential document, the property of Her Majesty's Government, the contents of which must not be communicated either directly or indirectly to the Press or to any person not holding an official position in Her Majesty's Service.