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The name of Derry was given when it was spoken of as a separate division of the county." In 1958, when the newly launched HMS Londonderry made a courtesy visit to the port, nationalist councillor James Doherty protested that it was "a foreign warship which had been called after a version of the name of the city".

In 1984, the DUP politician Peter Robinson commented in a Commons Sitting on the Appropriation (Northern Ireland) Order 1984 that: "Until the 1960s there was a happy use of both Londonderry and Derry.

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In 1984 the city council passed a resolution under section 51 of the 1972 Act to officially change the name of the district from "Londonderry" to "Derry", consequently changing the name of the council from "Londonderry City Council" to "Derry City Council".

On 24 January, junior minister Chris Patten decided to accede to the name change, which was effected by an order coming into effect on . Martin Smyth said, "We are told that the two communities have to live together.

The Town Clerk submitted the EQIA report to the council in time for its meeting on 8 March 2010, at which Sinn Féin councillors brought a motion to proceed with the petition.

This was voted down by SDLP and Unionist councillors.

We had a classic illustration of a name that brought the two communities together – Londonderry.

'London' indicates the British tradition and 'Derry' the Irish tradition. Before that it was Derry Calgach [...] Those who sought the change sought it for no good reason. [...] It is beyond me how the name Derry city council will be separated from the concept of Londonderry city in the public mind.

I am a member of an organisation known as the Apprentice Boys of Derry, and it is proud to have that name.

The Protestants, Unionists and Loyalists who come from that area are happy to call themselves Derrymen.

The 1837 Ordnance survey of the county of Londonderry concurs, and remarks "this mode of abbreviation is usual in Ireland, whenever the name of a place is compounded of two distinct and easily separable words; thus [...] Carrickfergus is shortened into Carrick, Downpatrick into Down, [...] etc." In the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885, the two-seat Westminster constituency of Londonderry was split into two single-seat constituencies.

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