“The test of a leader is how you respond when tough times come upon you.” Well that line from the Prime Minister proved truly prophetic today.

True this was never going to be an easy few days – post election, post Grenfell, post a summer of discontent, post Boris’ Brexit interventions.

But the Prime Minister arrived in Manchester on Saturday evening knowing that what she needed most of all was a conference where she set the direction and the tone – where she looked in charge or at least back in charge.

See below for Edelman’s detailed analysis.