Ray fears that Len will have lost them a big contract by being thrown off the Council. Because he can't get into the bathroom, Alf tells Renee that Bet will have to go. Len tells Alf he doesn't blame him for the Council's reaction. Bet knows the Roberts' want her out of the flat and evades the issue. Annie considers putting up for the election. Stan buys Hilda misshapen chocolates as a present. She thinks it's because he's feeling guilty over an affair. He is annoyed when Bet sprays him with perfume. Mavis is upset because she's forty tomorrow. Len gets a big contract purely because the contractor didn't like the idea of him doing the job whilst working on the Council. The contractor, Jim Conran, asks him to put in a tender for a twenty-room hotel.