Gloria tells Bet that she doesn't like the way Alec throws his weight about at the Rovers. Bet annoys Alec by telling him that she's the boss of the Rovers, not him. In Edward Street, Terry finds his old army mate Pete Jackson. He encourages Pete and Linda who are depressed at being unemployed. Linda tells Pete that she's sick of his lax attitude in looking for work. Percy tells Hilda that Tom Hopwood isn't a good enough partner for her. She tells him that she'll leave if Tom leaves. Mavis tells Sally that Alf has a flat above the shop going vacant. Sally wants to ask Alf to rent it but Kevin tells her that the situation won't work; he doesn't want her to be at Alf's beck and call.