Julie’s feeling optimistic about being approved for fostering and suggests she and Brian decorate the spare room for their new arrival. Under pressure, Brian pretends he’s had a call from the foster agent.
Snowed under with invoices Nick starts badgering an already harassed Leanne and, not wanting to get under everyone’s feet, heads out. But when Tina goes to pick up Simon from school he’s nowhere to be seen.
When Faye tells Grace she feels sorry for Simon, Grace mocks her and leaves. Faye’s clearly hurt and Anna wonders what the matter is.
Also, Beth’s ecstatic to find out she’s now in the lead on knicker productivity.