As Hayley takes over the relief manager's job at the factory the gossip about Tony continues. The pressure starting to get to Hayley, she wonders if she's up to the job. Roy's also feeling the heat and unable to stop thinking about Tony's hospital confession he decides it's time he got some answers. Arriving home Maria finds Roy waiting for her, she demands to know what's going on. When David overhears Gail and Joe discussing their engagement he's distinctly unimpressed. But it seems nothing can dampen their spirits, that is until Joe gets a knock on the door from a debt-collector. He tells Joe that he's bought his debt from the kitchen supplies firm and they need to work out a repayment plan. Joe's shocked, aware he's now in way too deep. Fiz skives off work to clean the house in readiness for John's home-coming. But when she looks at the state of no.7 she despairs at the enormity of the task she's set herself. As Jack hides out at no.9. Connie calls round demanding to know why he's avoiding her.