The CFP was supposed to conserve fish stocks but the reverse is true - millions of tons of fish that are caught are thrown back into the water dead because fishermen are fined for any catch over their quota with no option to use up part of a previous or future quota instead.
The EU's plan now is to "decentralise" fishing quotas by centrally setting national quotas in Brussels to be administered regionally in member states. There's nothing like simplicity and this is nothing like simplicity. It's also nothing like decentralisation. The EU will still be setting quotas centrally, the only difference is that the quotas will be administered through unelected regional quangos rather than elected national governments and fishermen will only be able to trade their quotas to fishermen in the same country rather than any other EU country.
So we're going from an immoral, wasteful system of quotas decided by Brussels that benefits the Spaniards to an immoral, wasteful system of quotas decided by Brussels that benefits the Spaniards and is administered by unelected regional quangos. I'm sure our fishermen will be dancing in the streets, their jobs are saved.