A group of British opposition Labour lawmakers will on Monday announce they are leaving the party over leader Jeremy Corbyn's approach to Brexit and a row over anti-Semitism, a source said, adding more resignations could follow.
As well as Mr Umunna, those involved are rumoured to include Chris Leslie, Luciana Berger and Angela Smith.
There have been growing reports of backbenchers, frustrated by the Corbyn leadership's stance on Brexit, weighing up their futures in the party over the past few months.
"When millions are facing the misery of Universal Credit, rising crime, homelessness, poverty, now more than ever is the time to bring people together to build a better future for all of us".
Jewish Liverpool MP Luciana Berger, one of the seven, said that she could not remain a member of a party that is "institutionally anti-Semitic" and said the decision to leave had been "difficult, painful but necessary".
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"We really are at the end of the line now and we're saying to the Government you've got to come back with a realistic deal, if it doesn't fly within Parliament, yes the option of going back to the people has got to be there", he said.
"The current leadership has been very successful at changing the party beyond recognition", she says. I joined colleagues in the Parliamentary Labour Party just over a week ago in a unanimous call on the Party to be transparent about what it has and has not done to root out antisemitism.
The number two of Jeremy Corbyn said that it would be "ridiculous" for the party to be divided over Brexit. With a back to the Blair years programme of privatisation, tax cuts for the rich and deregulation of the banks, they offer no concrete solutions, no new ideas and have no support amongst the public. "This fringe minority of MPs have today not set out any agenda capable of inspiring anything remotely similar".
In November, she become the latest Labour MP to have a motion of no confidence in her passed by her local constituency party.
"And yet these values have been consistently and constantly violated, undermined and attacked, as the Labour Party today declines to my constituents and our country before party interests".